Toni Frederick, PhD, MSPH
Associate Professor of Research Pediatrics
Dr. Frederick received her PhD in Epidemiology from the UCLA School of Public Health in 1989. She joined the Department of Pediatrics, MCA Program in October 2004 as an Assistant Professor and has continued her liaison work with the LAC DHS HIV-Epidemiology program, the Urban Prevention Collaborative (UPC), and the HIV Prevention Planning Committee. She is currently part of the MCA Research team responsible for overseeing MCA’s data management program, analyzing data, writing papers, and interfacing with the Keck School of Medicine Information Systems. She is Principal Investigator of two national pediatric cohort studies: LEGACY (Longitudinal Epidemiologic Study to Gain Insight into HIV/AIDS in Children and Youth), and the PHACS Surveillance Monitoring for ART Toxicities Study in HIV-uninfected Children Born to HIV-infected Women (SMARTT Study). She is particularly interested in the prevention of perinatal HIV infection both nationally and internationally.
Serrao E, Wang CH, Frederick T, Lee CL, Anthony P, Arribas-Layton D, Baker K, Millstein J, Kovacs A, Neamati N. Alteration of select gene expression patterns in individuals infected with HIV-1. J Med Virol. 2014 Apr; 86(4):678-86. View in: PubMed
Frederick T, Homans J, Spencer L, Kramer F, Stek A, Operskalski E, Kovacs A. The Effect of Prenatal Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy on the Transmission of Congenital and Perinatal/Early Postnatal Cytomegalovirus Among HIV-Infected and HIV-Exposed Infants. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Sep; 55(6):877-84. View in: PubMed
Homans J, Christensen S, Stiller T, Wang CH, Mack W, Anastos K, Minkoff H, Young M, Greenblatt R, Cohen M, Strickler H, Karim R, Spencer LY, Operskalski E, Frederick T, Kovacs A. Permissive and protective factors associated with presence, level, and longitudinal pattern of cervicovaginal HIV shedding. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012 May 1; 60(1):99-110. View in: PubMed
Frederick T, Burian P, Terrault N, Cohen M, Augenbraun M, Young M, Seaberg E, Justman J, Levine AM, Mack WJ, Kovacs A. Factors associated with prevalent hepatitis C infection among HIV-infected women with no reported history of injection drug use: the Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS). AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2009 Nov; 23(11):915-23. View in: PubMed